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What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

Not all prostatitis: Is bacterial. Perhaps prostate and seminal vesicle congestion may be irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. ...Read more

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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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Can prostatitis cause bloating and constipation, lower middle stomach pain or what else can it be?

Can prostatitis cause bloating and constipation, lower middle stomach pain or what else can it be?

Here are some. ..: Prostatitis alone should not cause bloating & constipation, which are related with GI functional disorders, although it may cause some perineal discomfort if the diagnosis is correct. Of note, prostatitis has been overused and even misused for men with vague mild symptoms related with urination. So, seek professional evaluation and counseling so to avoid unnecessary confusion & anxiety. ...Read more

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Recently at the end of my urination when I control the last drops of urine I feel a slight pain in my upper right abdomen! Have costipation, prostatitis

Recently at the end of my urination when I control the last drops of urine I feel a slight pain in my upper right abdomen! Have costipation, prostatitis

Are you in: Antibiotics for your prostatis? Pain at the tip of urinary meatus with lower abdominal discomfort is characteristic of prostatis. During the rectal exam pain pain will be bad during prostate examination. You should be examine by a physician or urologist and treatment started asap. The differential between chronic and acute very important for adequate treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any link between acute-chronic prostititis pain and perineum/scrotal pain, constipation and mild alcohol consumption? Will alcohol worsen it?

Is there any link between acute-chronic prostititis pain and perineum/scrotal pain, constipation and mild alcohol consumption? Will alcohol worsen it?

There is a link: Perineal pain in men is often caused by prostatitis, due to the closeness of the prostate to the pelvic floor. We call that feeling tenesmus, a feeling like you have to strain to move bowels, though no stool is present. Add a fiber supplement like psyllium and drink more water. While alcohol won't make it worse, it will conteract the fiber which needs water to work. Drink more water. ...Read more

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What causes chronic prostatitis?

What causes chronic prostatitis?

Unclear: There is not enough space here to discuss chronic prostatitis. It may be bacterial (5%) or nonbacterial. The nonbacterial form is difficult to treat effectively. Nonbacterial prostatitis may be related to chronic pelvic pain syndromes and to interstitial cystitis. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause prostatitis?

No: No, masturbation may actually help with prostatitis. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, dallas, texas. ...Read more

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Does drinking soda cause prostatitis?

Does drinking soda cause prostatitis?

No: No but the caffeine in these beverages can in some cases bladder and prostate irritation especially if taken in large quantities. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas. ...Read more

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Does prostatitis normally cause back pain?

Can do: You can have low back pain with prostatitis. However you will likely hanve other symtoms as well, such as burning on urination, or urinary hesitancy. ...Read more

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Can prostatitis cause infertility in males?

Can prostatitis cause infertility in males?

Prostatitis: Whiles acute prostatitis may cause white blood cells to appear in the semen analysis, it rarely is a significant contributor to male infertility. ...Read more

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Is it true that masturbation can cause prostatitis?

Is it true that masturbation can cause prostatitis?

No: The contrary should be true because it keeps prostatic secretions flowing. ...Read more

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Help please! Could chronic masturbation cause prostatitis?

Masturbation: Nope. Not in any way. There are no health or medical consequences to masturbation in general. Masturbation is a normal and common part of the human experience. ...Read more

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I have balanitis (unknown cause) possible epididymitis and prostatitis. Can the cause of all these things be related to each other?

I have balanitis (unknown cause) possible epididymitis and prostatitis. Can the cause of all these things be related to each other?

Yes and no: While prostatitis and epididymitis often have a common bacterial origin due to the anatomic linkage of the two structures from the vas deferens, balanitis is usually caused by a fungal organism. ...Read more

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11month long epididymo-prostatitis, prescribed ciprofloxacin 6 week course. Pain usually comes back 3 hours after taking - cause for higher dosage?

11month long epididymo-prostatitis, prescribed ciprofloxacin 6 week course. Pain usually comes back 3 hours after taking - cause for higher dosage?

Need to reassess...: Your clinical resistance to respond to antibiotic use deserves reassessing clinical accuracy in dx. To do so, collect the features, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of event, and bring those to doc for review, analysis, more hx, physicals, and tests as needed so to deduce a more reasonable DX for proposing more pertinent rx.

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I really appreciate your help, I just need to know for a fact that not masturbating won't cause prostatitis or any other harm. Thank you for your time?

I really appreciate your help, I just need to know for a fact that not masturbating won't cause prostatitis or any other harm. Thank you for your time?

No harm: If you choose to masturbate or to abstain from masturbation, neither will cause any physical harm, but masturbation is a good outlet for sexual tension and doesn't carry risk of infection or pregnancy and is safe. ...Read more

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Hello I am just 20 years old just diagnosed with prostatitis and admit I do masturbate frequently is it possible that I over did it and that was the cause or could it be combined with other factors?? Thanks

Not related.: Masturbation does not cause prostatitis. In fact, there is some evidence in the literature that masturbation can RELIEVE the symptoms of prostatitis. Also, nearly 100% of men masturbate, but only a small minority ever get prostatitis. If masturbation was causative, then there'd be a lot more men with prostatitis. The cause of non-bacterial prostatitis is not currently known. ...Read more

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Could prostatitis cause hemorrhoids?

Could prostatitis cause hemorrhoids?

No: Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland than can or cannot be associated with bacterial infection, depending on the course of the disease. Hemorrhoids are not caused by prostate problems; other causes must be evaluated if hemmorhoids if present. ...Read more

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What usually causes prostatitis?

Inflammation: There is 4 general catagories of prostatitis:
1. Acute bacterial - caused by infection
2. Chronic bacterial - recurrent bacterial infection
3. Chronic pelvic pain syndrome - may result from chronic nonbacterial prostatitis - most common (inflammation without infection) or prostadynia (symptoms without infection or inflammation)
4. Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis - found on biopsy. ...Read more

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What causes prostatitis in celebite men?

Perhaps: Prostate and seminal vesicle congestion is irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. ...Read more

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What's chronic prostatitis caused by?

Not all prostatitis: Is bacterial. Perhaps prostate and seminal vesicle congestion may be irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. ...Read more

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Can tussionex cause prostatitis to flare up?

Can tussionex cause prostatitis to flare up?

Here are some. ..: Since Tussionex contains chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, and hydrocodone, a narcotics, it may exaggerate voiding symptoms from prostate urethral restriction by aging and its enlargement. Clinically, urine flow may further slow down and bladder becomes less able to empty, etc. In laypersons' eyes, it flares up prostatitis but not as described. More? Ask Doc for details timely. ...Read more

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Can prostatitis caused by excessive ejaculation?

Can prostatitis caused by excessive ejaculation?

No. ....and Yes: If you are referring to masturbation, then the answer is No. If you are referring to unprotected ejaculations with partner (s) who have a STD (sexually transmitted disease) then the answer is Yes. STD infections can result in prostatitis. Occasionally symptoms that feel like prostatitis (called "prostadynia") can occur without a active infection. A Urologist or Infectious Disease MD can clarify. ...Read more

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What causes nonbacterial prostatitis if not germs?

Unknown.: Nonbacterial prostatitis is a generic term given to a syndrome of pelvic pain and urinary symptoms that is often very difficult to classify, work up, and treat. Though many common & uncommon germs have been investigated, the causes are still not known. Proposed mechanisms include inflammation, autoimmune reaction, neuropathic pain, trauma, anxiety, & stress. ...Read more

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